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(This quiz is about Louis XIV of France.)

Louis XIV, King of France, in 1661.

Louis XIV, King of France, in 1661. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Louis XIV Quiz Questions

1) At what age Louis XIV became king?
a) Four years
b) Ten years
c) Six years
d) Eight years

2) How long was the reign of Louis XIV?
a) 40 years
b) 25 years
c) 45 years
d) 72 years

3) What ended the Thirty Years’ War?
a) Peace of Westphalia
b) Peace of Pyrenees
c) Treaty of Paris
d) Treaty of Amiens

4) Who was the chief minister during the first 18 years of Louis XIV’s reign?
a) Cardinal Richeilieu
b) Cardinal Mazarin
c) Robert Walpole
d) Jaques Chirac

5) When did Louis XIV move to Versailles permanently?
a) 1638
b) 1643
c) 1653
d) 1682

Map of Europe in 1648 showing the three Romani...

Map of Europe in 1648 showing the three Romanian principalities: Wallachia, Transylvania and Moldova (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6) By which edict Louis XIV revoked the Huguenots’ right of worship?
a) Edict of Nantes
b) Edict of Milan
c) Edict of Fontainebleau
d) Edict of Florence

7) When was the War of Spanish Succession?
a) 1618-1648
b) 1701-1714
c) 1756-1763
d) 1667-1668

8) Which anti-Jansenist bull was issued by the pope at the request of Louis XIV?
a) Exurge Domine
b) Divino Efflante Spiritu
c) Unigenitus
d) Nostra Aetate

9) Who as controller general of finances sharply reduced the annual treasury deficit?
a) Jean Baptiste Colbert
b) Jean Baptiste Moliere
c) Nicolas Fouquet
d) Jules Mansart

10) Which of the following statements is attributed to Louis XIV?
a) After me the deluge.
b) I am the state.
c) Let them eat cakes.
d) We are not amused.

Louis XIV Quiz Questions with Answers

English: Galerie des Glaces (Hall of Mirrors) ...

English: Galerie des Glaces (Hall of Mirrors) in the Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France. Français : Galerie des Glaces du Château de Versailles, à Versailles en France. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) At what age Louis XIV became king?
a) Four years

2) How long was the reign of Louis XIV?
d) 72 years

3) What ended the Thirty Years’ War?
a) Peace of Westphalia

4) Who was the chief minister during the first 18 years of Louis XIV’s reign?
b) Cardinal Mazarin

5) When did Louis XIV move to Versailles permanently?
d) 1682

6) By which edict Louis XIV revoked the Huguenots’ right of worship?
c) Edict of Fontainebleau

7) When was the War of Spanish Succession?
b) 1701-1714

8) Which anti-Jansenist bull was issued by the pope at the request of Louis XIV?
c) Unigenitus

9) Who as controller general of finances sharply reduced the annual treasury deficit?
a) Jean Baptiste Colbert

10) Which of the following statements is attributed to Louis XIV?
b) I am the state.

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Updated: May 16, 2013 — 10:38 am

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